Aerostatical
Aerostatic A`["e]r*o*stat"ic, Aerostatical A`["e]r*o*stat"ic*al, a. [A["e]ro- + Gr. ?: cf. F. a['e]rostatique. See {Statical}, {Statics}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a["e]rostatics; pneumatic. [1913 Webster]

2. A["e]ronautic; as, an a["e]rostatic voyage. [1913 Webster]


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  • aerostatical — See aerostatic. * * * …   Universalium

  • aerostatical — I. adjective see aerostatic I II. adjective see aerostatic II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aerostatic — A [ e]r*o*stat ic, Aerostatical A [ e]r*o*stat ic*al, a. [A[ e]ro + Gr. ?: cf. F. a[ e]rostatique. See {Statical}, {Statics}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a[ e]rostatics; pneumatic. [1913 Webster] 2. A[ e]ronautic; as, an a[ e]rostatic voyage. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aerostatic — /air euh stat ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to aerostatics. 2. of, or capable of supporting, aerostats. Also, aerostatical. [1775 85; AERO + STATIC] * * * …   Universalium

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  • aerostatic — /ɛərəˈstætɪk/ (say airruh statik) adjective 1. of aerostatics. 2. of, or capable of supporting, aerostats. Also, aerostatical …   Australian English dictionary

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